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5 05, 2021

Vacancies for Trustees

2021-05-05T11:47:43+00:00 May 5th, 2021|Job Vacancies|

N-Vision is an independent charity which serves the areas of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre and provides services and support to anyone with reduced vision living in the area regardless of age or means.The charity was first formed in 1910 and continues to provide services over 100 years later. Our services and activities include: Care Services: [...]

25 06, 2019

Macular Awareness Week (June 24th-30th)

2019-06-25T12:11:20+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Latest News|

Many of the people we support have age related macular degeneration and our eye clinic liaison officer Linda Sethi points out we’re seeing more referrals at an earlier age – 50s and 60s. It’s the leading cause of irreversible sight loss – although it must be stressed that irreversible doesn’t mean treatment isn’t available. This [...]

3 04, 2019

Need help making a new Universal Credit claim?

2019-04-03T09:15:37+00:00 April 3rd, 2019|Latest News|

Citizens Advice is here to help people navigate the on-line application process and to support them if they need extra help. We have Help to Claim Advisers available for face to face appointments at 6-10 Whitegate Drive each weekday afternoon from 1-5pm, bookings can be made on 01253 308405 For help over the phone there’s [...]

20 03, 2019

Don’t let the sneak thief of sight strike – says Lancashire sight loss charity

2019-03-20T15:28:00+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Latest News|

In World Glaucoma Week our project manager and outreach worker Phil Richardson, 61, reveals his own experiences – since glaucoma struck him 22 years ago, and our eye clinic liaison officer Linda Sethi offers advice. Please follow link to coverage: https://www.entirelynorthwest.co.uk/news/charity/lancashire/don-39-t-let-the-sneak-thief-of-sight-strike6754

13 03, 2019

Advice for World Glaucoma Week

2019-03-13T10:13:36+00:00 March 13th, 2019|Latest News|

Glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain, becomes damaged. It is usually caused by fluid building up in the front part of the eye which increases pressure inside the eye. Glaucoma is more common than you think. It affects 1 in 50 people in the UK [...]

9 01, 2019

Anyone for tennis?

2019-01-09T14:48:14+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Events, Latest News|

Wendy Glasper – the multi award winning champion of VI tennis – is back in Blackpool on Saturday (Jan 12) with more coaching sessions with Pete Hamadi, resident coach of South Shore Lawn Tennis Club. Several N-Vision service users mustered the nerve to try VI tennis last summer and thoroughly enjoyed it – and were [...]

28 11, 2018

MP Gordon Marsden’s Community Heroes awards

2018-11-28T13:56:37+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Latest News|

N-Vision was shortlisted in two categories of MP Gordon Marsden’s Community Heroes awards – and walked away with a very special certificate in tribute to, and memory of, a very special man, the late Keith Gledhill MBE, a leading light of The Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind for many years. Team members [...]